Posts By: Cam Welch

A Raptor’s guide to university

Our interview with NBA’s breakout bench star Fred VanVleet In team sports, there are few positions more concerned with bringing out the best in teammates than point guard, the basketball player who initiates a team’s offense. When you look up the best two-, three-, four-, and five-man combinations in the NBA this season, only two… Read more »

New dinosaurs discovered in Victoria

Island gets a taste of NBA basketball as Raptors visit UVic with the son of a champion Vike The average height on campus jumped significantly on Sept. 26 when the Toronto Raptors arrived to hold their training camp at UVic. The team ran its pre-preseason practices in the CARSA facility until the 29th and hosted… Read more »

A history of pro basketball in B.C.

The Toronto Raptors’ exhibition game on Thursday, Sept. 28, at UVic’s CARSA, will be one of the only times an NBA team has taken the court in B.C. in the past sixteen years. But the Raptors’ intrasquad match won’t be the first time the province’s hoops fans watch as a team plays itself. Between the… Read more »